My understanding is that the old viaduct is wrought iron and the newer one is steel which would explain the different state of the two. But I...
I have worked out that Peak Rail's timetabled trains will pass over the connection onto Network Rail 627 times this year.
This does not include...
Peak Rail, all trains in to Matlock Platform 2 run on Network Rail metals for the last third of a mile as the connection is at Riverside.
I would class Peak Rail as very frequent as every train into Matlock platform 2 is on Network Rail metals from Matlock Riverside where the...
Try this link it should take you to 5 pages containing around 100 videos of the tour
peak forester - YouTube
Hope the link works
I think Dom linked to the mobile version of the site
Try these links
Peak Forester at Peak Rail 14th April 2013 - YouTube
HS2 as it could be ideal for the line. It would save a fortune in all that overhead copper stuff. Have you thought about fuel capacity perhaps a...
I'm looking forward to seeing her arrive at Rowsley with the Peak Forester on April 14th
Just put a couple on Flickr
The link is below
Pictures of the DMU are now on my Flickr site along with some of the Bus event and Marple footbridge The link is below
My copy of the OS map clearly shows the Peak Park boundary as the River Derwent at the point were the line enters the Peak Park.
May I refer you to this item on the Peak Park website
Monsal Trail Effect on Railway Line: Peak District National Park Authority
At present trains trains can only run into Matlock if they are top and tailed. If only one loco is available they have to terminate at Riverside...
I doubt if a faster service could be achieved, as the line would not be well suited to high speed running. Every time any suggestion of reopening...
Now I Have had my rant I must thank philw2 for his kind words regarding posts and info supplied by Dom and myself.
Here is a link to Andrew...
It is indeed very wrong to assume that private web sites should provide up to date news irrespective of the sensitivity or consequences
Sorry I don't know what repairs were done to 68013 or if it has a new ticket
I work in the Signaling Department and don't have much contact with...
22nd January was its first day back in service
Pictures of the box being installed at Riverside are now on Flickr
They don't belong here just like Grey Squirrels and Mink. Sounds like it's time to have someone riding shotgun, literaly
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